Music Theory & Keyboard Skills Tutor
Alison is an accomplished and highly versatile musician who specialises in piano/keyboard (classical and pop) and saxophone (ska, soul and funk) tuition and performance. She attained BA (Hons) in Music, plus a HDip and MA in Music Technology from the National University of Ireland, Maynooth.
As a band member and session musician, Alison has many years experience in live performance on stage, television and radio. She has performed with Michael Bublé, Nile Rogers and Chic, Martha Reeves & the Vandellas, Lisa Hannigan, Villagers, Paul Noonan (Bell X1), and Cathy Davey, on some of Ireland’s biggest stages including The National Concert Hall, Vicar St, 3 Arena, Whelan’s, Electric Picnic and The Aviva Stadium.
As a third-generation saxophonist she has been surrounded by music from an early age resulting in a natural and enthusiastic approach to her teaching. She enjoys establishing a rapport with her individual students, encouraging their ambitions and developing their abilities in a fun and focused manner.